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Arthur Herbert DOW

Regimental number1
Date of birth--/03/1890
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressVictoria Barracks, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John Dow, Heather Farm, Kilmore Junction, Victoria
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentWarrant Officer
Unit nameDivisional Engineers Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Engineers
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: ENG
Promotion date: 5 March 1916

Lieutenant


Unit: ENG Div 4
Promotion date: 25 April 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 3 March 1918

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 3 September 1918

Hon Lieutenant


Recommendation date: 10 October 1918

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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